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Phil Ivey Inducted To WSOP Hall of Fame

Phil Ivey

  Ten-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner Phil Ivey now has a new accolade to his name. Ivey has officially been indicted into the WSOP Poker Hall of Fame. The professional poker player, who is now 40, has become eligible for the title for the first time this year, with his ten bracelets


New Look and Sportsbook for Spin Palace

Spin Palace Sports

Established in 2001, Spin Palace Casino is one of the web’s most respected and reputable brands. The casino has now been given a whole new look, and introduced it’s own sportsbook. The new look went live earlier this month, and Spin Palace Sports is ready for launch. In keeping with current tends, Spin Palace Casino


Spate of Chip Scams in Macau

Chip Scams in Macau

Asian gambling mecca Macau has been rocked by a series of scams, which involve counterfeit chips, taking place at a premier casino resort over the past few days. Since 19 July 2017, the affected venue has been hit with a total loss of HKD600k, or US$76,849. Authorities have not confirmed the exact location, but public


Experts Voice Concerns About Skrill

Experts voice their concerns on Skrill

Founded in 2001 to meet a growing need for digital financial services, Skrill (formerly known as Moneybookers) is one of the world’s most popular online payment services, processing over 150 million transactions each year. Skrill has established itself as a particular favourite payment service of the iGaming industry, with many casino and betting brands offering


WinADay Casino Will Now Accept Bitcoin

Win A Day Accepts Bitcoins

Recent casino news has seen a slew of popular online casino and betting brands beginning to accept payments made in the popular crypto-currency Bitcoin. Now, licensed and US friendly online casino WinADay has become the latest site to accept Bitcoin deposits, revealing that from here on out they will accept both deposits and withdrawals made


PokerStars Refunds 60 000 PKR Players

PKR Closed

The approximate 60 000 players who were left without access to their accounts and their money when Poker website PKR shut down will soon have a good story to tell. PokerStars announced it will refund those players in full, with no strings attached. The independent United Kingdom-based PKR website ceased operations in May, allegedly due


Amaya Gaming Name Change

Amaya Name Change

A scandal that saw former CEO David Baazov step down appears to have left Amaya Gaming red-faced enough to seek a name change and new headquarters. The proposed changes have still to be approved by its shareholders. The company that owns the PokerStars and other brands intends to relocate from its current offices in Montreal


Amaya Takes PokerStars to India

Pokerstars to go into India

India looks set to be the next country to fall under the PokerStars spell. Canadian online gambling operator Amaya Inc. is in the process of finalising a business partnership that will see it take its online Poker brand to the Asian subcontinent later this year. CEO Rafi Ashkenazi said the Amaya had already received permission


SIGA Holds Ground Breaking Ceremony

SIGA Ceremony

The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority and the Border Tribal Council recently held a dedicated ceremony to break ground and to mark the commencement of the construction of a new land-based casino in the city of Lloydminster in Saskatchewan. The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) revealed a few months prior to the ceremony that the upcoming


PokerStars Signs Usain Bolt as Ambassador

Pokerstars signs up Usian Bolt

Amaya is a Canadian-based supplier of online and land-based gaming technology to the international iGaming industry. The Canadian firm also owns the successful online poker brands Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars, which it acquired for a record price of $4.9 billion in June of 2014. After a successful performance in the first quarter of 2017,